Podiatry is the branch of medicine devoted to diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg. The titles Podiatrist and Chiropodist are interchangeable in the UK, however Podiatrist is a registered title and can only be used by practitioners registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC).
Hyde Barker Health Podiatrists are HPC registered and provide comprehensive chiropody and podiatry treatments for all foot conditions, including:
If you would like information on specific foot conditions please go to The Royal College of Podiatry’s Common Foot Problems webpage, where a comprehensive description of causes and treatment of foot conditions is available. Podiatrists and chiropodists can provide outstanding treatment and advice to keep people active and mobile, which can make a real difference to their quality of life.
At Hyde Barker Health, we have excellent links with the surgical podiatry service within the NHS and are able to refer to other specialists for further investigations if necessary.